Sunday, May 17, 2009

It's an Anatomical Term



Yesterday's funny word of the day: scrotum

Definition from Merriam-Webster:
scro·tum            Listen to the pronunciation of scrotum
Pronunciation:

\ˈskrō-təm\
Function:
noun
Inflected Form(s):
plural scro·ta            Listen to the pronunciation of scrota \-tə\ or scrotums
Etymology:
Latin; akin to Latin scrautum quiver
Date:
1597
: the external pouch that in most mammals contains the testes
— scro·tal            Listen to the pronunciation of scrotal \ˈskrō-təl\ adjective

I kept the accompanying image PC.  You don't need to see a pic to know what scrotum look like, I hope.

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